Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with inventor and neurotechnologist Philip Low. The founder of NeuroVirgil, he has worked with Stephen Hawkings and was recently named as “A Scientist to Watch,” by The Scientist Magazine.
HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) — Every morning, Jim Crabtree said he would wake up, wash and dress his wife who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease, and drop her off at his parents’ home so he could […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A variety of online tools and apps are catering to people who care for friends and relatives who have Alzheimer’s, autism and other illnesses. Autistic youngsters are learning to communicate using iPads. A new app can help with medications.
(AP) — A new study finds that Alzheimer’s is the most expensive malady in the U.S., costing families and society $157 billion to $215 billion a year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A staggering 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, says a new report that highlights the impact the mind-destroying disease is having on the rapidly aging population. Dying with Alzheimer’s is not the same as dying from it.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cleotha Staples, the eldest sibling in the influential gospel group The Staple Singers, has died. She was 78. Staples died Thursday at her Chicago home after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for the past decade.
WASHINGTON (AP) -A dramatic shift is beginning to help stave off the creeping memory loss and slow the damage of Alzheimer’s disease.
(AP) – Researchers have chosen an experimental drug by Eli Lilly & Co. for a large federally funded study aiming to prevent Alzheimer’s disease in older people at high risk of developing it.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column has died. She was 94.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – For Alzheimer’s patients desperate for an effective treatment, several new studies starting up offer hope.
After dozens of promising experimental drugs failed, scientists think they’re now on the right track.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Glen Campbell may be wrapping up a goodbye tour but that doesn’t mean he’s done with the stage. Campbell is considering scheduling more shows next year after playing more than 120 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawyers for Medicare patients say the Obama administration has agreed to a change that would help people with severe chronic illnesses like Alzheimer’s keep receiving rehabilitation services — even if they’re not […]